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Kerala Floods: 15 flaws that CAG found in state's preparednessKerala Floods: 15 flaws that CAG found in state's preparedness

Kerala Floods: 15 flaws that CAG found in state's preparedness

The report, uploaded on the CAG website on November 11 refers to shortcomings with regard to capacity building, flood forecasting and land cover use.

Top Stories Nov 16, 2021, 12:04 PM IST

IAF fighter aircrafts conduct trial run on airstrip ahead of Purvanchal Expressway inauguration gcwIAF fighter aircrafts conduct trial run on airstrip ahead of Purvanchal Expressway inauguration gcw

IAF fighter aircrafts conduct trial run on airstrip ahead of Purvanchal Expressway inauguration

The fighter aircraft that participated in the touchdown drill was Jaguar. On the occasion, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath reviewed the preparedness. 
 

Defence Nov 12, 2021, 6:12 PM IST

India gets 7 new defence companies; they already have orders worth about Rs 65,000 croreIndia gets 7 new defence companies; they already have orders worth about Rs 65,000 crore

India gets 7 new defence companies; they already have orders worth about Rs 65,000 crore

These seven companies were formed out of the 41 Ordnance Factory Board. The companies are 100 per cent government-controlled corporate entities that have been mandated to improve self-reliance in the defence preparedness of the country. 

Business Oct 15, 2021, 2:31 PM IST

PM Modi dedicates 35 PSA oxygen plants funded by PM CARES to nation-dnmPM Modi dedicates 35 PSA oxygen plants funded by PM CARES to nation-dnm

PM Modi dedicates 35 PSA oxygen plants funded by PM CARES to nation

A devastating second wave of the coronavirus during April-May this year left the healthcare infrastructure of the country struggling and exposed the void of poor medical preparedness in the face of a calamity.
 

Top Stories Oct 7, 2021, 12:20 PM IST

Army Chief Gen MM Naravane in Ladakh as winter sets in VPNArmy Chief Gen MM Naravane in Ladakh as winter sets in VPN

Army Chief Gen MM Naravane in Ladakh as winter sets in

The visit assumes significance with the arrival of the winter season. During this season, most of the Ladakh region gets cut off from the remaining parts of the country due to snow. 

Defence Oct 1, 2021, 9:49 AM IST

Fire and Fury Corps in eastern Ladakh hold live-fire exercises at over 15,000 feet VPNFire and Fury Corps in eastern Ladakh hold live-fire exercises at over 15,000 feet VPN

'Fire and Fury' in eastern Ladakh: Live-fire exercises at over 15,000 feet

The integrated manoeuvre and live-fire exercise were carried out to review the operational preparedness of the Snow Leopard brigade. 

Defence Sep 3, 2021, 1:30 PM IST

COVID-19 third wave may peak in October, children at risk: MHA panel report-dnmCOVID-19 third wave may peak in October, children at risk: MHA panel report-dnm

COVID-19 third wave may peak in October, children at risk: MHA panel report

 The committee has also noted that better medical preparedness is necessary especially for children who might be at risk just as much as adults this time.

Top Stories Aug 23, 2021, 1:40 PM IST

Uttarakhand Chinese Army boosts activity opposite Barahoti along LAC-dnmUttarakhand Chinese Army boosts activity opposite Barahoti along LAC-dnm

Uttarakhand: Chinese Army boosts activity opposite Barahoti along LAC

Sources said the security establishment feels that the Chinese may attempt some activity in this area but the Indian operational preparedness is high all along the central sector.

Top Stories Jul 21, 2021, 5:43 PM IST

Healthcare company Abbott launches COVID-19 Home-Testing Kit at Rs 325-dnmHealthcare company Abbott launches COVID-19 Home-Testing Kit at Rs 325-dnm

Healthcare company Abbott launches COVID-19 Home-Testing Kit at Rs 325

"Scaling access to easy, accurate, and fast testing can speed up the country's preparedness and curb community contagion," ICMR former Director-General Nirmal Kumar Ganguly said.

Top Stories Jul 12, 2021, 4:17 PM IST

Chief of Defence Staff reviews readyness along the Line of Actual Control-VPNChief of Defence Staff reviews readyness along the Line of Actual Control-VPN

Chief of Defence Staff reviews readiness along the Line of Actual Control

During his interaction with the troops, Gen Bipin Rawat stressed the need to focus on training hard and remain vigilant to thwart the nefarious designs of adversaries.

Top Stories Jun 29, 2021, 8:03 PM IST

US announces additional COVID-19 assistance of USD 41 million to India-dnmUS announces additional COVID-19 assistance of USD 41 million to India-dnm

US announces additional COVID-19 assistance of USD 41 million to India

USAID announced an additional USD 41 million in support to help India respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and strengthen the country’s preparedness for Covid-19 and future health emergencies.

Top Stories Jun 29, 2021, 12:49 PM IST

PM Modi launches crash course for COVID warriors Central govt committed to providing free vaccines to all-dnmPM Modi launches crash course for COVID warriors Central govt committed to providing free vaccines to all-dnm

PM Modi launches crash course for COVID warriors, ‘Central govt committed to providing free vaccines to all’

 "We have to further enhance the preparedness of the country to meet the challenges ahead," Modi asserted.

Top Stories Jun 18, 2021, 2:04 PM IST

Army chief heads to Kashmir, to review operational preparedness-VPNArmy chief heads to Kashmir, to review operational preparedness-VPN

Army chief heads to Kashmir to review operational preparedness

The Army chief's visit coincides with the ceasefire announced between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control completing 100 days in a couple of days. 

Top Stories Jun 2, 2021, 1:31 PM IST

Cyclone Yaas: Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviews preparedness at high level meeting-dnmCyclone Yaas: Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviews preparedness at high level meeting-dnm

Cyclone Yaas: Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviews preparedness at high level meeting

 "Ensure electricity backup in hospitals with ICU for uninterrupted ventilator function/oxygen supply", Amit Shah said.

Top Stories May 24, 2021, 4:51 PM IST

PM Modi reviews Cyclone Yaas preparedness oil installations at sea secured-VPNPM Modi reviews Cyclone Yaas preparedness oil installations at sea secured-VPN

PM Modi reviews Cyclone Yaas preparedness, oil installations at sea secured

Emphasising the need to ensure power supply and communication network are swiftly restored, the Prime Minister directed senior officials at the high-level meeting to coordinate with states to ensure the safe evacuation of people from high-risk areas. 

Top Stories May 23, 2021, 2:39 PM IST